Swellendam cop arrested for corruption

2016-04-27 12:24
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Cape Town – A 33-year-old Swellendam police sergeant has been arrested for corruption, drugs trafficking and defeating the ends of justice, police said on Wednesday.

The on-duty police officer was arrested by the Hawks Anti-Corruption Unit after a sting operation.

Police said the man had been on the Hawks radar after allegations of illicit dealings while using a marked state vehicle.

The sergeant was approached to deliver 30g of tik, in exchange for R1 000. 

He was arrested at the drop location, police said.

He will appear at the Swellendam Magistrates Court in the Western Cape on Thursday.

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